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Note. The method of proof is the same as in simple subtraction.

EXAMPLES
1. Sterling Money.
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fa. s. d. gr. f. s. d. gr.

£. s. d. From 346 16 5 3 14 14 6 2 94 11 6 Take 128 17 4 2 19 19 6 3 36 14 8

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16. How much does seven hundred and eight pounds, exceed thirty-nine pounds, fifteen shillings and ten pence halfpenny ?

Ans. 4668 43. 1jd. · 12. From one hundred pounds, take four pence halfpenny.

Ans. 699 19s. 7fd. 18. Received of four men the following sums of money, viz. The first paid me 371. 115, 4d. the second 251. 16s. 7d. the third 191. 148. 6d. and the fourth as much as all the other threr, lacking 19s. 6d. I demand the whole suin received ?

Ans. f165 $s. 4d.

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9. LAND OR SQUARE MEASURİ. A. roods. rods.

A. r. po. 29 1 10

29 2 17 24 1 85

17 1 36

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:QUESTIONS, Skewing the use of Conpound Addition and Subtraction

XEW-YORK, MARCH 22, 1814, 1.

Bought of George Grocer, 12 C. 2 grs. of Sugar, at 52s. per cwt. 6.32 10 0 28 lbs. of Rice, at 3d. per lb.

0 7 of 3 loaves of Sugar, wt. 35/b. at is. id. per Ib. 1 17.11 3 C. 2 grs. 141b. of Raisins, åt 36s. per cwt. 6 10 6

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2. What sum added to 171. 116. 8.14. will make 1001. :

Jlnis. 821. Ss. 3d. 3gr. 3. Borrowed 501. 10s. paid again at one time 171." 118 6d. and at another tiine, 91. ts. Sd. it another time 71. 9s. 6d. and at another time 19s, 6jd. how much remains unpaid ?

ins. £ 15 4s: 9d. ' 4. Borrowed 100l. and paid in part as follows, viz. at one tine 211. 11s. 6d. at another time 191. 17s. 4d. at another time 10 deltars at is, each, and at another time two English guineas at 28s. each and two pistareens, at 143d. each ; how much remains (ue, or unpaid ?

: . Ans. £,52 12s. 8 d. 5. A, B, and C, drew their prize money as follows, viz. A had 751. 155. 4d. Bhad three times as much as A, lacking 15s.6d. and C, had just as much as A and B both; pray how much had co

i ns. £,502 5s. 10d. 6. I lent Peter Trusty 1000 dols, and afterwards lent him 26 dols, 45 cts. more. 'He has paid me at one time 361 dois. 40 cts, and ai another time 416 dols. 09 cts. bewides a note which he gave me upon James Paywell, for 143 dols. 90 cts. ; hrow stands the balance between us ?

Ans. The balance is $105 06 cts. due to me. 7. Paid A B in full for E F's bill on me, for 1051. 10s. viz. I gave him Richard Drawer's note for 151. 146. 9d. Peter Johnson'a do. for 301. Os 6d. an order on Robert Dealer for 591. 11s. the rest I make up in cash. I want to know what sum will make up he dcficiency?

Ans. 620 39. 91.

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